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A thoughtfowl piece of work?

Advantages: Amusing in small doses
Disadvantages: Humour is a personal thing; rather dated nowadays

The author John Lennon was one of the most famous people of the 20th century. You don’t need me to tell you that he was a Liverpudlian singer-songwriter, peace activist, musician, and one of The Beatles, who spent the last few years of his life li ...

JOHNV 09.07.2014 · Read full review
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Review of In His Own Write: A Spaniard in the Works - John Lennon

John Lennon In His Own Write - A Wonderland of Whimsical Wordplay

Advantages: Dazzling wordplay, silliness, sense of fun
Disadvantages: A few poems are very, very silly

What is In His Own Write? Fifty years ago, on 23rd March 1964, In His Own Write was published in Great Britain. The author was 23 year old John Lennon, the leader of The Beatles and one of the four most famous young men in the world. Comprised of ...

mikemelmak 14.03.2014 · Read full review
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Review of In His Own Write: A Spaniard in the Works - John Lennon

Foxes and environmentalists in the headlights

Advantages: Funny in places
Disadvantages: Lacks consistency

...Probably like most people I first became aware of Jeremy Clarkson through the excellent TV programme Top Gear, a show that is not just for petrol heads as it is also one of the funniest programmes on TV as well given some of the stunts and challenges they ...

atticusuk 21.06.2008 · Read full review
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Review of The World According to Clarkson - Jeremy Clarkson

No Interest In Cars Necessary

Advantages: Humour covering a wide range of subjects.
Disadvantages: Some of the topical humour dates quickly.

...Most people who are interested in the latest developments in cars will know this author, Jeremy Clarkson, from watching his BBC2 programme Top Gear. My only interest in cars is that I like them to get me about in reasonable comfort, so I have only seen s ...

luckyarchers 28.07.2005 · Read full review
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Review of The World According to Clarkson - Jeremy Clarkson

It's His World And He Wants To Tell Us About It

Advantages: An interesting compelation of his articles from 2001 - 2003
Disadvantages: A few repeated issues and not much structure

Over the last few years or so I have become quite big fan of Top Gear and in particular Jeremy Clarkson. I'd previously read one of his other books, I Know You've Got Soul, so when I came across The World According To Clarkson it was inevitable I was goin ...

Andy.mack 31.12.2006 · Read full review
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